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      Book lovers eager for evening with bestselling author Mitch Albom

      Founder of the National Writers Series Doug Stanton spoke with 7&4 about an opportunity for book lovers to meet Mitch Albom.

      Founder of the National Writers Series Doug Stanton spoke with 7&4 Storm Team Chief Meteorologist Mark Watkins about the event that gave book lovers the opportunity to hang out with bestselling author and Michigan native Mitch Albom.

      "An Evening With Mitch Albom" was held at the City Opera House in Traverse City June 2 at 7pm.

      Those in attendance got a sneak peak at Albom's latest book set to hit shelves in November titled, "The First Phone Call from Heaven".

      There was also a book signing and people were able to pre-order the new book.

      Albom said this is the first of his books that is actually based in Northern Michigan. The story is based in a small town on Lake Michigan.

      You can find more information about the National Writers Series here.